Aiii. Within our organisation, duty of care means that our employer, the agency has a duty to look after us, by that I mean ensuring that we receive the necessary training prior to carrying out our duties and that we are regularly briefed about changes to regulations. The agency is obliged to ensure that we have all the necessary information, training, instruction and supervision to prepare us to deliver the care to the service users. Aiv. Duty of Care contributes to safeguarding individuals by obligating a level of care towards them as is reasonable in all circumstances to avoid injury to either themselves or their property.
* All staff involved in the individuals care and support must know the details of the care plan in order to deliver the appropriate care and support for the individual and the plan must be designed by a person who is competent in assessment and care planning. * Care plans must show the use of all of the information gathered during the assessment and review processes. Assessment Criteria Outcome 1 Understand the principles of person centred assessment and care planning The learner can: 1. explain the importance of a holistic approach to assessment and planning of care or support Holistic – all-inclusive, complete, whole – looking at the whole situation When planning the care and support of an individual it is important to do this in an holistic way. In other words we take care of the person as a whole, not just plan their care in order to treat their illness or disability. Person centred care means planning the care and support around the individual with them in control of the planning and delivery of the service provided.
Unit 4222-202 Outcome 1 Understand what is required for competence in own work role 1. My role in my job is to give the right care for each resident I tend for, this is always done with the respect and dignity the resident deserve. My responsibilities are to make sure I communicate with residents and staff to make sure the residents understand what I am going to be doing for them, and communication with staff is important to the correct information is handed over. 2. The main standards of my job role are to provide a high level of professional care to all residents giving them the upmost dignity and respect and also giving families and friend’s emotional support.
Aiv) Duty of care contributes to safeguarding individuals as duty of care ensures that all concerned think about safeguarding, which also guides professional relationships. Duty of care acts as a base line for organisational procedures and protocols. Bi) Working within the health and social care sector social care workers are faced with dilemma’s and conflict on a day to day basis when duty of care and the rights of an individual are the reason why
WRITTEN QUESTIONS Unit Title: Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Unit sector reference: SHC34 Candidate name: ……… ……………………………………………………………. Answer the following questions, give examples where necessary. Question | Answers | 1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role | As a professional working within health care, it is necessary and very important that we follow a code of practice which is set out by each employer in all work settings; this involves putting the needs and interests of those that we care for first. It is vital to keep everyone in our care safe from harm and unnecessary risk, which means we need to ensure that no individual in our care is abused or neglected. Also planning the day and having a routine which best fits around each individual ensuring that their best interests and personal choices come first.
Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. All service users should be supported and enabled to live in an environment which is free from prejudice and safe from abuse. My responsibilities under the duty of care is to do everything reasonable within the definition of my job role to make this happen. A duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on a carer requiring that they adhere to a good quality and standard of care. It is my duty to take care of vulnerable adults and to ensure that their needs and well-being are looked after.
As a health and social care worker it is our duty of care to provide all of the above and also keep individuals safe from harm or exploitation. It is good for all professionals and organizations to work together in partnership with each other and the individuals we all support. We should follow codes of practice, and deliver what the service user wants. 1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person centered values. 1.2 It is important to work this way, by following codes of practice, as we need to ensure that we deliver best care/support, making sure, we do the correct things, in the correct way.
Having this in place ensure that there are guidelines to my role of what must and must not be done it is important to obey by these to ensure the job is done properly. I must know how different policies and procedures in my setting are used in my work setting to ensure they have an impact on my work role. Following them carefully I can ensure that I am working to the expected legal and regulatory standards. It is the key law affecting the health and safety rights and responsibilities for everybody in my workplace. These standards are set out for certain values and principles to ensure that it will help children to develop thrive and grow.
Principles for Implementing DUTY OF CARE 1. What is meant by the term “Duty of Care”? A duty of care is a legal requirement that all health and social care professionals, that are providing a health and care service, is that they must put the interest of the service users they help and support first and to do everything in their power to keep them safe from any harm. 2. Explain what it means to have a Duty of Care in your Own Work Role.
2.1 Why it is important to adhere to the scope of the job. It is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role as this sets out boundaries in my job role, enables me to know my role and responsibilities. Knowing my own level of competence and skills, knowing my job description enabling myself to carry out the care and knowledge required to set good care within the Health and Social care. 2.2 Access full and up to date details and agreed ways of working Agreed Ways' in other words means following policies and procedures and working accordance with. Policies and procedures consists of all rules and legislations regarding my job role I will play within my working organisation which is set by my employer and must be followed.